1919


  • August 10, 1919

    [Front of Postcard. All printed] HELLO JUST GOT BACK AM FEELING GREAT WILL WRITE AGAIN SOON Going to Camp ________________________ Compliments of Jewish Welfare Board, United States Army and Navy [Back of Postcard] August 10, 1919 1:30 a.m. [hard to read] Robert E. Schalles CO. Amb 1             REGT. VESSEL Imperator

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  • July 10, 1919

    Sayn, Germany July 10, 1919 Dear Father:— Will answer your letter I received a couple of days ago, containing the affidavit, but it is not worth while to put it in, as Everybody is busy packing up and loading cars[?]. We will likely be on our way by the time you receive this. I am…

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  • July 2, 1919

    Sayn, Germany July 2, 1919 Dear Father and Mother I received you letter of June 12th today. However, if you send the affidavit, I will put it in and try to get out on that if things look discouraging in a few weeks. All the troops were on the front line ready to advance in…

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  • June 1, 1919

    SECOND DIVISION Puderbach, Germany Sunday June 1, 1919 Dear Father and Mother: Your letter written May 11th reached me in just eighteen days which is pretty good time, considering it is about seven thousand miles from here to home. Glad to hear that Joe got home alright. I am anxiously awaiting the time when I…

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  • May 23, 1919

    SECOND DIVISION Germany May 23, 1919 Dear Father, Will write you a few lines tonight as I want to make an effort of get out of the army. Within the last few weeks there have been about ten men out of my company sent home for discharge by making application to A.E.F. General Headquarters, accompanied…

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  • May 18, 1919 – Father & Mother

    AMERICAN EXPEDITIONARY FORCES YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ARMY OF OCCUPATION Puderbach, Germany, Sunday May 18, 1919 Dear Father and Mother: Will write a few lines in answer to your letter received a few days ago. Glad to hear you have bought a ranch which makes me all the more anxious to get home and get…

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  • May 18, 1919 – Sis

    American Expeditionary Forces YOUNG MEN’S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION ARMY OF OCCUPATION Puderbach Germany Sunday May 18, 1919 Dear Sis and All: Your letter of April 23rd came through in record time and was received a few days ago. Well, Elsie, I have written so many letters from Germany that I have about run out of something…

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  • May 11, 1919 – Mother’s Day

    KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Army of Occupation May 11, 1919 A.P.O. 710 City Sayn Dear Mother: I will now try and write you a few lines as May 11th is Mother’s Day and we all feel it our duty to observe it as we did last year. It seems to me when I think back over…

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  • April 15, 1919

    Ambulance Company No. 1. 2nd DIVISION Army of Occupation Engers Arn Rhein, Germany April 15, 1919 Dear Father: Will answer your letter of March 26th which I received yesterday. It is very windy today and quite cool. Most all of the boys have gone to a ball game this afternoon, but I am not feeling…

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  • April 2, 1919

    Ambulance Company No. 1. 2nd DIVISION Army of Occupation Engers Arn Rhein April 2, 1919 Dear Father and Mother and All: I received your letter of March 3rd a few days ago, and today one of September 30th written before you left California. Things are about the same here. Joe Sailed for the states March…

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